Reputation and privacy at election time >

Both domestic law and the European Convention on Human Rights require elections to be ‘free’, and recognise the role of freedom of expression in that process. Rupert Earle and Ross Allan explain the limits of freedom of expression, given that the circulation of untrue information may distort the electoral process. 

Posted on 22 May 2017 in BWB Publications Read More >

Green loans >

Green lending is currently under-used in the property sector, but could it be a win-win for real estate developers and banks alike? 

Posted on 12 May 2017 in BWB Publications Read More >

BWB Briefing for Charities & Social Enterprises | 10 May 2017 >

In this week's Briefing: ACEVO has published “Speaking fairly, acting boldly: the legacy and achievements of charity campaigning”. The Government has confirmed that EU students will remain eligible for undergraduate, master’s, postgraduate and advanced learner financial support in academic year 2018 to 2019. The Parliamentary Health Committee has published its report on the effect of Brexit on health and social care. The Social Economy Alliance has launched its manifesto for the General Election.

Posted on 10 May 2017 in Legal Updates Read More >

BWB Briefing for Charities & Social Enterprises | 03 May 2017 >

In this week's Briefing: the Information Commissioner has issued updated guidance; the Department for Education has published operational guidance for local authorities; the BBC reports the government is scrapping planned reforms to the non-contentious probate fee regime; and Pioneers Post has launched a special report.

Posted on 03 May 2017 in Legal Updates Read More >

Charity in Islam >

Charitable giving is central to the Islamic faith and results in huge generosity by the Muslim community. Augustus Della-Porta explores the
role of charity in Islam and its three main forms. 

Posted on 27 Apr 2017 in BWB Publications Read More >

Legacies Roundup | April 2017 >

In this edition of Legacies Roundup we draw out some of the key issues covered by our speakers at the seminar, including how data protection issues impact legacy fundraising and legacy management, and the challenges faced by legacy professionals when dealing with vulnerable people. We also discuss the latest (and most welcome) news on the scrapping of the proposed increase in Probate Court fees and reflect on the end of the Ilott v Mitson journey.

Posted on 26 Apr 2017 in Legal Updates Read More >